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Services For Government Contractors

Work with accountants and consultants who understand the nuances of government contracting.

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Secure Contracts With Confidence

Navigating compliance and accounting requirements in the government contracting arena is no easy feat. We’ll help you avoid compliance and financial pitfalls so you can focus on strengthening and growing your government contracts ― and your bottom line.
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Federal Government Contractors

We provide financial, tax and compliance services to government contractors selling goods or services to virtually every federal agency. Whether you need to determine an accurate overhead rate, comply with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) or calculate rates to submit a profitable bid, we're here to support you.

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State & Local Government Contractors

From AEC firms to highway construction, we help contractors with compliance and financial solutions for acquiring, maintaining and increasing work with state and local governments. Rely on us for help with overhead rate audits, FAR audits and compliance, and more.

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8(a) Certified & Specialized Classifications Of Government Contractors

We support government contractors specializing in the 8(a) program, working with Native Hawaiian Organizations (NHOs) and Alaska Native Corporations (ANCs). We also work with Service-disabled Veteran-owned Small Businesses (SDVOSBs).

Overhead Rate Calculator For FAR Audits

A free Excel calculator to help you pinpoint a justifiable overhead rate
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How We Help Government Contractors

Our team can help you prepare incurred cost proposals, document your costs to support contract rates and navigate the bidding process.

Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Indirect Cost Rate Audits

FAR audits are critical for supporting a justifiable overhead rate that lets your firm maintain access to government contracting opportunities and improve business performance.

FAR Compliance

From indirect cost rate calculations to accounting system transactions and internal controls, we’ll help you uncover compliance weaknesses that may affect your contract eligibility.

Bid & Proposal Support

Calculating costs properly is essential to being a profitable government contractor. We’ll provide support as you navigate the bid and proposal process.

Outsourced Accounting

If you’re experiencing a strain on existing resources or choose to not have in-house accounting staff, you can rely on Gross Mendelsohn to provide complete or partial back office support, freeing you up to grow and manage your contracts.

Outsourced CFO

When you need a temporary CFO, we can serve in that role for you. One of our seasoned CPAs can also help you on a short-term consulting basis by solving a particular problem, such as figuring out how to increase profits, improve efficiency or identify revenue streams.


Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) Compliance

We understand the regulations and recommendations set by the DCAA and can help ensure your government contracting business is DCAA compliant.

Accounting System Compliance

We know what it takes for your accounting system to comply with DCAA and FAR requirements. From proper timekeeping to internal controls to direct vs. indirect costs, we’ll help spot vulnerabilities in your accounting system.

QuickBooks Support

Government contractors rely on us for QuickBooks setup, customized reports for better decision making, and day-to-day bookkeeping tasks.

Financial Statement Audits

Whether it’s a financial statement audit or a review of your books, we’re here to help get your financial house in order.

Tax Services

We provide innovative, proactive tax advice, which includes bold yet appropriate application of tax laws to your unique situation.

Managed IT Services

A managed services plan gives you access to a well-maintained, secure IT infrastructure for your organization at a fixed monthly cost. Our IT experts are ready to help.

Cyber Security

Prioritizing cyber security is critical to achieving compliance in today’s cyber landscape. Our cyber security experts will help you achieve compliance and secure your systems.

What Clients Are Saying


“From complex government contracting issues and tax planning to accounting rules and nonprofit expertise, they always have answers and solutions for us.”

Steven Wright, CPA, Controller
The Nakupuna Companies

“Taylor’s understanding of how government contracts work has been of huge benefit to my business.”

Raffi Bilek, LCSW-C, Director
Baltimore Therapy Center

Businesses We Work With

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Articles For Government Contractors

Establishing Rates for Government Contracts

Learn the nuts and bolts of indirect and direct costs, unallowable costs and wrap rates.

FAR Overhead Rates and Audits for A/E Firms: FAQs

Calculating overhead rates can be tricky. This FAQ guide answers common questions about FAR overhead rates and audits.

5 Accounting Mistakes to Avoid if You Need a FAR Overhead Audit [Video]

Government contractors should avoid these mistakes — and the headaches they create.

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